Dr. Jeremy Kelly
BA, MA, PGCE Post 16, TOTP
Jem holds a PhD from The University of Reading on theatre and intermediality, Staging Recollections and Memory Theatre (2005). In addition to printed publications, Jem’s research is carried out through practice and he has staged a series of solo performances, Phantoms Of The Aperture (Ted 2015, The Hidden Jem 2017), and the headphone performance, Black Gold (2018) testing links between autobiographical performance, memory, sound, music and photography. He has worked extensively with Station House Opera, documenting and staging telematic performances with them, including At Home In London And Gaza (2018). As well as writing on theatre, Jem is contributing a chapter to The Bloomsbury Handbook to Popular Music Video Analysis informed by his experience performing, writing and recording original songs with his band The Lotus Eaters. Jem is Co-Convenor of the Performance and New Technologies Working Group of the Theatre and Performance Research Association (TaPRA) and UoA D33 Lead for the forthcoming REF2021.